‘You Can’t Hide’: Biden Berated By Pro-Palestinian Protesters At Christmas Tree Lighting


Julianna Frieman Contributor
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President Joe Biden was berated by pro-Palestinian protesters Friday at the Nantucket Christmas tree lighting.

Video shows groups of aggrieved activists holding “Free Palestine” posters as they chanted slogans in unison about the global unrest since the Oct. 7 terror attacks on Israel waged by Hamas.

“Biden, Biden, you can’t hide. We charged you with genocide,” a mass of demonstrators chanted while someone rang a bell.

Several restrictions including street closures and public security screening were implemented while Biden and his family were present at the holiday event, according to a release from the Town of Nantucket Police Department. The president was joined by First Lady Jill Biden, his children and his grandchildren as the tree was illuminated.

A man attempting to stop the protests took to the microphone, reminding the crowd that “this is a community tree lighting,” the DailyMail reported. He said that he “respected the right to the First Amendment,” but failed to get them to stop. Loud Christmas music and cheering overpowered the sound of the protesters, who were reportedly native to the island. (RELATED: ‘Genocide Joe’: Young Swing State Dems Threaten To Withhold Votes For Biden Over His Pro-Israel Stance)

“Nantucket has long been considered an exclusive vacation getaway for rich tourists,” a press release about the incident said. “However, the protests on Friday night indicate that island residents are pushing back on their island and community being used as a safe haven for politicians and wealthy elites.”

Biden said he had no update on when American hostages would be freed from Hamas’ custody while touting a release deal on Wednesday.